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Commercial Manager

Job details

World of WearableArt (WOW)
4 Jun 2019
Nelson / Tasman
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Management & Admin, Performing Arts, Visual Arts


  • Iconic New Zealand creative company
  • Newly created position
  • Nelson-based

World of WearableArt (WOW) is a phenomenal New Zealand success story. From modest beginnings 30 years ago, WOW has grown into an internationally renowned annual wearable art competition attracting entries from designers working in different artistic genres all over the world. WOW is also a theatrical spectacle, attracting an audience of 60,000 people to the Awards Show in Wellington annually.
WOW is seeking to appoint the newly created position of Commercial Manager, reporting to the Chief Executive and working as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The role will spearhead a multi-year revenue growth strategy. Working with a team of direct reports you will be responsible for increasing commercial profit lines within the business including merchandise, ticket sales, hospitality and the café/museum in Nelson. There will also be an international aspect to the role as WOW continues to expand.
You will be an experienced and adept commercial leader with strong sales skills that will ideally have been honed in the entertainment or events sector. You will have a firm grasp of business partnerships, relationship management, business metrics, business development, and strategic planning.
This is a rare opportunity for a talented and highly motivated commercial leader to join an iconic creative organisation.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Tuesday, 4 June 2019
FURTHER ENQUIRIES: John Bell or Annabel McCallum on 04 550 8000

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JacksonStone & Partners

22 May 2019